Everything old is new again when Lusipurr rehires every staff member ever to have worked at Lusipurr.com. Sonic goes fast, much to the delight of panelists SiliconNooB, Durga Syn, and Mel, who are eager to play the Western-only Wii U exclusive.
Konami attempts to fleece customers, EA attempts to do the same while stifling dissent, and Ubisoft gets massively trolled in the news of the week!
Nintendo, bowing to pressure, at last releases Earthbound on the Wii U Virtual Console, but the decision to price it above Nintendo's own stated maximum price incurs the wrath panelists Lusipurr and SiliconNooB; and Sabin makes a fine guest appearance.
Lusipurr, SiliconNooB, and KillswitchTool cover the announcement of the PlayStation 4, though details about the nature of the system seem hard to come by--especially in the wake of Sony's pre-planned, two-hour-long, highly-scripted, marketing blitzkrieg.
The PS4 gets half announced, Ubisoft is typically obnoxious, and a Kickstarted game gets snatched up by a commercial publisher in the news of the week.
Ubisoft is to provide the poor Man's launch line-up for Wii U, Jade Raymond despairs at core gaming's refusal to embrace motion controls, and Gabe Newell says that Windows 8 is a catastrophe, which all but guarantees that it will be in this week's news!